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Letters from a Killer (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  1998 (Mexico)
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A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally ... See full summary »



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A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders which he did not commit. With the help of his former prison guard, he once again sets out to clear his name. Written by J. R. Grant

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1998 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Cartas de Um Assassino  »

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Quite good, actually!
26 January 2001 | by (Aberdeen, Scotland) – See all my reviews

This film may be full flaws, but putting them aside, it's quite an enjoyable movie. If nothing else, it serves a strong warning to those among us to write to prisoners! I though Mr Swayze was particularly convincing in his role and this film deserves to be seen by a wider audience. Patrick Swayze fans will enjoy.

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